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Saturday 24 September 1988

1988-09-24

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of September people in US were listening to Don't Worry Be Happy (Edit) by Bobby McFerrin. In UK Groovy Kind Of Love by Phil Collins was in the top 5 hits. Dead Ringers, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1988 while The Cardinal Of The Kremlin by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Dead Ringers

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Jeremy Irons, Genevive Bujold, Heidi von Palleske

Country: United States

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The Big Blue

Directed by: Luc Besson

Starring: Jean-Marc Barr, Jean Reno, Rosanna Arquette

Country: United States

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The Last Temptation of Christ

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Willem Dafoe, Harvey Keitel, Barbara Hershey

Country: United States

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Young Guns

Directed by: Christopher Cain

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Kiefer Sutherland, Lou Diamond Phillips

Country: United States

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Cocktail

Directed by: Roger Donaldson

Starring: Tom Cruise, Bryan Brown, Elisabeth Shue

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Round the Bend

Starring: Anthony Asbury, Richard Coombs, Alistair Fullarton, Jon Glover

Country: United Kingdom

Reaching for the Skies

Starring: Louis Blériot, Winston Churchill, Alan Cobham, Robert L. Crippen

Rough Guide to Europe

Starring: Magenta Devine, Sankha Guha

Country: United Kingdom

TV Pirata

Starring: Débora Bloch, Louise Cardoso, Regina Casé, Luiz Fernando Guimarães

Country: Brazil

The D Generation Goes Commercial

Starring: Santo Cilauro, Marg Downey, Michael Veitch, Rob Sitch

Country: Australia

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 September 1988 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Barbara C Harris of Mass, elected 1st woman Episcopal Bishop
  • Carl Lewis runs world record 100m (9.92 seconds)
  • Dave Stieb has no-hitter broken up with 2 outs in the 9th
  • National League for Democracy is formed by Aung San Suu Kyi and various others to help fight against dictatorship in Myanmar.

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Tommyknockers

By: Stephen King

Master storyteller Stephen King presents the classic, terrifying #1 New York Times bestseller about a terrifying otherworldly discovery and the effects it has a on a small town.“Late

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Kaleidoscope

By: Danielle Steel

When a beautiful young Frenchwoman and a brilliant American actor meet in wartime Paris, their love begins like a fairy tale but ends in tragedy. Suddenly orphaned, their three children are cruelly separated.

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The Bonfire Of The Vanities

By: Tom Wolfe

Vintage Tom Wolfe, The Bonfire of the Vanities, the #1 bestseller that will forever define late-twentieth-century New York style. "No one has portrayed New York Society this accurately and devastatingly since Edith Wharton" (The National Review)“A page-turner .

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Leaving Home

By: Garrison Keillor

In the first collection of Lake Wobegon monologues, Keillor tells readers more about some of the people from Lake Wobegon Days and introduces some new faces.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Alien Crush

Platform: TurboGrafx-16, PlayStation Network, Virtual Console

Genre: Pinball

Publisher: NEC

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Cloud Master

Platform: Arcade, MSX, NES, Sega Master System, Sharp X68000

Genre: Horizontal Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Hot-B

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Deja Vu II: Lost in Las Vegas

Deja Vu II: Lost in Las Vegas

Platform: Apple IIGS, Macintosh; Atari ST, CD-i, Commodore Amiga, Game Boy Color, PC, Pocket PC

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Mindscape

Earthlight

Earthlight

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Firebird Software

Herzog

Platform: MSX PC-8801 Sharp X1

Genre: Proto-RTS Real-time tactics Tactical shooter

Publisher: TechnoSoft

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